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Dr. Hein Serves on Community Banking Panel at FDIC Conference

Dr. Scott Hein, Professor and Robert C. Brown Chair in Finance, was invited to participate in a panel discussion at the FDIC’s 2016 Community Banking Conference on April 6 in Washington, D.C. The conference, which focused on community banks’ strategies for long-term success, brought together over 270 bankers and industry professionals to discuss successful community […]

MSBA Students Attend the 12th Annual Texas Diversity and Leadership Conference

Four students from the Multicultural Student Business Association (MSBA), supervised by the staff advisor Jessica Carrillo, recently visited Houston, to attend the 12th Annual Texas Diversity and Leadership Conference. The trip gave MSBA students the opportunity to gain skills and explore resources necessary to build diverse work environments, as well as the chance to network […]

RBLP Hosts 2nd Annual Non-Profit Leadership Panel

The Rawls Business Leadership Program hosted its 2nd Annual Non-Profit Leadership Panel this past Friday, and welcomed leaders from several non-profit organizations in the area to speak with students about how leadership and business applies to the non-profit sector. This semester’s panelists were: David Weaver – Chief Executive Officer, South Plains Food Bank Melissa Madrid […]

Dr. Ajay Kohli (Georgia Tech) Hosts Theory Development Workshop for Marketing Doctoral Students

Marketing doctoral students recently learned about developing a new theory when Dr. Ajay Kohli, professor of Marketing at Georgia Tech, hosted a workshop at the Rawls College on Friday, April 8. Dr. Kohli’s visit was the third installment of the Marketing Distinguished Speaker Series. During the presentation, he detailed his prior work on theory development […]

Finance and Accounting Students Learn “What Makes a Criminal…A Criminal”

  Landon Holly, a Rawls College alumnus, recently visited with finance and accounting students to present his lecture “What Makes a Criminal…A Criminal.” During his presentation, Holly detailed the reasons that internal financial crimes are often committed. Holly believes that many “criminals” who commit fraud are often average people who experience one of three stimulants: […]

Jodey Arrington to Serve as Keynote Speaker for 43rd Annual School of Banking Closing Dinner

Texas Tech University proudly welcomes Jodey Arrington, president of Scott Laboratories, Inc., as the keynote speaker for the 43rd Annual Texas Tech School of Banking’s closing dinner on Thursday, Aug. 18, at the Overton Hotel and Conference Center. Arrington graduated from Texas Tech University with a bachelor’s degree in political science and a master’s degree […]

Master’s Accounting Program Earns Top 50 Ranking

THIS STORY WAS PROVIDED BY GEORGE WATSON, SENIOR EDITOR FOR THE TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS AND MARKETING. The master of science program in accounting inside the Texas Tech University Rawls College of Business was ranked in the top 50 programs among universities nationwide in a recent study by College Choice. Texas Tech ranked No. 37 on the list […]

Finance Alumni De’On and De’Juan Collins Visit with REO

Finance alumni – and brothers – De’On and De’Juan Collins graduated with their bachelor’s degrees in 2006. Since graduating, they have gone on to make a name for themselves in the real estate industry. De’On works for HFF, a real estate capital markets firm, as an Associate Director. He specializes in debt and equity placement […]

Brooke Downing Receives Student Academic Citizenship Award

Brooke Downing, a senior in the Accounting 150-hour Program, was honored with the Texas Tech Parents Association Student Academic Citizenship Award, based on her academic excellence and leadership outside the classroom. Downing was nominated for the award by recently retired faculty member Dr. Herschel Mann, who was her professor for Current Accounting Theory (ACCT 5302). […]

Alumnus Mark Horan Visits Personal Selling Class

Mark Horan, a 1981 Management and Marketing major, recently visited with Mary Frances Weatherly’s Personal Selling (MKT 4350) class to discuss customer-focused selling and his industry background. Horan related his 19 years of experience at Dell to the students’ coursework. He gave advice about his time in the customer service industry and real-world examples of […]